The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 10.00% 27.50% 14.75%
As % of the General category 36.36% 64.71% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 9
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 27.50% 42.50% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 19
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Finance
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region.

Finance Salary Trend in Sussex

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft